DairyPod Ep 102: Forty years of herd genetics

The Australian dairy industry has seen significant improvements in herd genetics over the last 40 years, largely due to technology advancements and industry uptake. 

In this episode, we bring you a recent webinar with DataGene CEO Matt Shaffer and DairyTas Extension Team Lead Officer Liz Mann discussing the major changes, turning points and learnings from the last 40 years. 

They also discuss the value of the collaboration between DairyBio Animals research and DataGene – driving continued improvements in herd fertility, health, productivity and sustainability for farm businesses. The conversation also touches on the future of genomics research and continuous innovation for farmers to derive even more from breeding values.

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